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3- 5

STEM in Action® Rainwater Runoff Design Challenge

Earth Science: Water Pollution Build understanding of storm water pollution and urban planning
Availability date: In stock 07/11/2022

Students explore types of water pollution and subsoil in a garden. By using critical thinking, communication, and collaboration to design and build a model of subsoil for a rain garden, students prepare for essential skills of the 21st century. Students work through the Engineering Design Process – to learn the value of rethinking and supporting multiple solutions.

STEM in Action modules are the easy-to-implement PreK-5 solution for integrating science, math, literacy, and engineering skills into real-world problems. These modules focus on the Engineering Design Practice which is a critical component of NGSS, state standards, and national initiatives. The materials are teacher friendly and all come in an easy-to-store box.

STEM in Action is endorsed as Accomplished in the national STEMworks database.


  • Total of 150–300 minutes of instruction time broken into 30–60 minute blocks
  • All materials for up to 30 students to participate in a collaborative activity
  • Aligned and written to standards
  • Helpful how-to video

* Refills available. Contact Customer Service or your Educational Consultant

What’s Included:

  • Student Activity Books (6)
  • Teacher Guide with blackline masters
  • Phosphate TesTabs
  • Graduated tubes with caps
  • Graduated cylinders
  • Soil materials: Sorbtive Media, silt, clay soil, sand, gravel
  • Pre-cut mesh squares and weed-blocking fabric
  • Liquid fertilizer
  • Plastic syringes and catch basins
  • Measuring cups, small measuring cups, and spoons, 1 cc and 5 cc
  • Droppers and hand lenses
  • Stopwatches
  • Food coloring, modeling clay, craft sticks, paper plates and plastic cups
CHOKING HAZARD! Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to
Grade Level 3, 4, 5
Item # 79825
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